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Save the Date: Region 9 Regional Fall Conference

Bogota, Colombia

October 1-3, 2017

More information coming soon!

The Latin American Council of Business Schools and Programs is a regional division of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs representing member institutions located in any portion of Mexico, Central America, South America, or the Caribbean (other than Puerto Rico). The mission of the ACBSP is to establish, promote and recognize educational standards that contribute to the continuous improvement of business education and, through the process of accreditation, to recognize business schools and programs that adhere to these standards.

 Haga clic aquí para visitar la Región 9 Portal de Comunicación.

Haga clic aquí para visitar la Región 9 Portal de Comunicación.

El Portal se encuentra alojado y gestionado por la Univerisdad Interamericana para El Desarollo. 

The ten regional councils of ACBSP have been established to promote the goals and objectives of the national Council at the local level.

The Objectives of the Latin American Council of Business Schools and Programs, Region 9 include:

  • Networking among the universities of the region to strengthen the academic quality of the universities participating in the accreditation process.
  • Spreading of ACBSP in region to increase number of members.
  • To provide a regional forum and individual networking opportunities to create a better understanding of business education and for the exchange of ideas concerning collegiate business education programs, curriculum, and articulation among member institutions. This will lead to strengthening the academic quality of the universities participating in these forums.
  • To share with others the good work and value of ACBSP to increase the number of members.
  • To provide ACBSP staff and leadership with ideas and recommendations as to how ACBSP can better serve the members of Region 9 including the translation of materials to Spanish for distribution to the global membership.
  • To work with the ACBSP Board of Directors, President & CEO, and staff to achieve the goals and objectives of ACBSP including recommendations of persons for appointment to governing boards, committees and task forces.

Region Leadership
Chair Dr. Julio Martin
Universidad Autonoma de Asuncion
Phone: 595 21 495 873
Chair Elect Francisco D'Oleo
Universidad APEC – UNAPEC
Phone: 809 686-0021; Ext. 2209; 2291 809-669-1095
Secretary Elizabeth Canales
Universidad Nacional de San Marcos, Perú
Treasurer TBD
Immediate Past Chair Caroline Mendoza Leclere
Universidad Interamericana para el Desarrollo - UNID
Phone: +52-551-798-5477


The Regional Doctoral Exchange - La Integración Regional de Doctores

The Regional Doctoral Exchange is an initiative created by the member institutions of ACBSP Region 9 as a solution to the lack of professors with a doctoral degree in Latin America in order to carry out the academic activities in the institutions.

La Integración Regional de Doctores es una iniciativa de las universidades integrantes de la Región 9 de la ACBSP, planteada como una alternativa a la problemática en Latinoamérica de falta de profesionales con grado académico de Doctor, para desempeñar actividades académicas en las universidades.

All details regarding the objectives, model of operation, requirements, and procedures can be found here.

Se puede encontrar la información de los objeticos, el modelo de operación, los requisitos y el procedimiento aquí.

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